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Information Access and Protection of Privacy Program

 

University of Alberta

Faculty of Extension

Registration and more details:

Phone:

780.492.5052

 

Email:

IAPPuofa@ualberta.ca

Program overview

 

Recognized nationally and internationally, the award-winning Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate program (IAPP) is Canada’s first and only post-secondary information rights program. The IAPP program serves the needs of a rapidly-emerging profession and an area of increasing importance in the public and private sectors.

 

The program involves the completion of five courses focusing on the theories, concepts, issues, and best practices involved in the administration of information rights legislation. It will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help you become an effective information rights administrator.

 

The IAPP program’s courses are designed and delivered specifically for online distance learning. Students participating in the courses learn and study from the comfort of their home or office. Students enjoy timely and current materials, online guest discussion groups, and online instructional support.

 

 

Admission requirements, costs, and course calendar

 

Requirements for admission, courses costs, and calendar dates for courses may be found on the IAPP Program page on the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension website.

 

 

Program outcomes

 

The IAPP program equips students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help them become effective information rights administrators, including privacy theories, best practices, and exercising sound judgement. They benefit from the opportunity to share information and network with information rights industry leaders and experts from across Canada.

 

 

 

Courses at a glance
 
CORE COURSES (FOUR)

Information Access and Protection of Privacy Foundations

Privacy in a Liberal Democracy

Privacy Applications: Issues and Practices

Information Access in a Liberal Democracy

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE ONE)

Information Access Applications: Issues and Practices

Health Information Access and Privacy

 

 

 

Scholarships, associations, awards, program transfer, and French-language instruction

 

For more information on French language instruction, program transfer into Health Informatics or Communications and Technology degree programs, partner associations, scholarships, and program awards, please visit the IAPP Program page on the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension website.

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